Philadelphia, PA - The Board of Directors of VISIT PHILADELPHIA introduced Jeff Guaracino, existing president and CEO of Welcome America, Inc., has recently been chosen to head VISIT PHILADELPHIA as president and CEO starting on October 29, 2018.
Guaracino has been part of VISIT PHILADELPHIA's success ever since its very early days. He joined up with the organization in September 2001 and devoted more than a decade in leadership roles. In 2012, he departed to serve as chief strategy and communications officer for the Atlantic City Alliance (ACA), a New Jersey-based destination marketing organization and later became that organization's executive director. In 2016, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney hired Guaracino to serve as president and CEO of Welcome America, Inc., a non-profit organization in a public-private collaboration with Philadelphia to produce citywide events.